National Geographic : 1930 Jan
Photograph by Burger and Bros. PLANTING SUGAR CANE IN THE "MUCK" SOIL OF THE FLORIDA EVERGLADES Certain areas in the Everglades, as on the rim about Lake Okeechobee, have proved suitable for sugar-cane growing. This so-called "muck," when drain age conditions are correct, produces amazingly. Forty to fifty tons of sugar cane peracre have been cut.